Last week at the National Elk Calling Championships held in Nevada, Chris Fong became the RMEF PeeWee Youth Calling Championship with a super performance and a giant call. His father Derek, a national board member of QUWF, and his mother Joan, are wonderful parents participating in all outdoor activities with Chris.
Lt. Brandon Kieft, conservation officer with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, was the first law enforcement agent to arrive at the scene when a group of people reported that they believed they had found Gabriella Vitale, a 2-year-old girl who went missing Monday morning.
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officers cited 300 plus paddlers, most in kayaks, some in inner tubes, on July 6 for no life jackets on board.

An Ann Arbor-based ensemble that recreates the nation’s premier brass band from the 1840s-1880s will perform at Fort Wilkins Historic State Park in Keweenaw County this month.
Kent Cartridge is excited to be exhibiting at the Louisiana Sportsman Deer, Duck & Fishing Expo in Booth #334.
Limited sponsorship and exhibitor spaces are still available for the 15th Annual SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range. Industry Day will be opening the attendee invitation process to registered exhibitors this week.
Enjoy a twist on a classic when Monroe Lake hosts its annual s’mores celebration at Paynetown State Recreation Area on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

After completing a review of the first 21 days of the proposed 27-day 2019 private angler red snapper season, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) will add five days to the private vessel recreational season.
At its July meeting in Stuart, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a draft proposal to create a recreational limit for blackfin tuna of two fish per person or 10 fish per vessel, whichever is greater, and to extend this proposed regulation into federal waters.
At its July meeting in Stuart, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved changes to how shortfin mako are managed in state waters.
The Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund has awarded a grant to the national Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) venison donation ministry. This funding will help FHFH pay meat processing bills to transform donated deer into nutritious meat for local food banks.

More than 850 permits will be available for purchase beginning 8 a.m., Monday, July 22, for special deer hunts on Arkansas’s wildlife management areas.
The Michigan State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation presents a mentored fall turkey hunt, Sept. 27-28, at the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute in Hastings.
Nebraska hunters who were awarded big game permits during the 2019 limited permit drawing have until July 19 to purchase their permits.
Riton Optics announced that they have partnered with Sales and Marketing Agency Dunkin-Lewis, headquartered in Vestavia Hills, Alabama.

SIG SAUER Academy announced the award of a General Services Administration Schedule 84 contract for firearms and tactical training. GSA Schedule 84 provides contracted, cost-effective services for the military, government agencies, and municipalities.
The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act was introduced again on July 12 by U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, (D-Mich.) and U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) along with 40 Democratic and 20 Republican cosponsors.
MOJO® released the Elite Series line of waterfowl decoys a couple years ago. The mid-size Elite Series decoys now come with a USB slot, are remote compatible and are shipping out to dealers this week.
SureFire, LLC has launched a new video highlighting one factor for consideration when purchasing a suppressor. In this video, Barry Dueck, and Cody Carroll demonstrate the USASOC Operator Suppressor System Durability Test to compare the performance of the SureFire SOCOM556-RC2 suppressor against a competitor's low back-pressure suppressor.

Vortex Optics Razor UHD -- Ultra High Definition – binoculars feature the UHD apochromatic optical system with phase corrected prisms. Lenses are fully multicoated with Vortex’s proprietary XR Plus antireflective coatings and exterior lenses feature Armor Tek, an optical coating against scratches, oil and dirt.
The National Deer Alliance (NDA), along with several other conservation groups, recently sent a letter to Governor Cuomo to sign the proposed regulations included in the New York State Interagency CWD Risk Minimization Plan.
BoatUS Vice President of Government Affairs Chris Edmonston has been elected chairman of the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council.
Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers in Branch County are looking for information to help identify the suspect(s) who illegally killed two bucks Tuesday morning with a rifle.

The subtle shortening of days, or that first cool breeze on your neck? Maybe it’s the first flights of blue-winged teal winging overhead. Or, just maybe, it’s the arrival of Delta Waterfowl’s popular Hunt Annual Issue.
The America Outdoors Radio team heads to Sportsman's Cove Lodge in Southeast Alaska this week for an incredible adventure featuring great fishing for halibut, cod and salmon as well as wonderful accommodations, great food and fantastic customer service from the staff at this very special place.
This week, Outdoors Radio features Deer Fest promoter Hugh McAloon, American Natural Premium’s Marc Large, outdoor writer Tracy Breen and D&S Bait proprietor Gene Dellinger.
At its July meeting in Stuart, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) presented Ken and Kay Corbin of Trenton with the Landowner of the Year award for the couple’s generous support of the FWC’s Youth Hunting Program of Florida.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) named Stephen Parris of Bay County the 2018 Volunteer Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year at its July Commission meeting in Stuart.
The Florida Sportsmen’s Conservation Association (FSCA) honored Linda Collins of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) for her work managing the agency’s Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program (SNAP).
During the July 17-18 Commission meeting in Stuart, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) honored Assistant Statewide Prosecutor Cynthia Honick with the agency’s Prosecutor of the Year Award.
Federal Ammunition is honored to continue its commitment to the Kids & Clays Foundation and its mission to help critically ill children and their families win the fight of their lives. Kids & Clays has been supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities through shooting sports for two decades.
Leuopld & Stevens is one of many companies and organizations supporting the Boone and Crockett Club’s 30th Big Game Awards, scheduled for August 1-3, 2019, in Springfield, Missouri.
The Friends of Harmonie State Park group raised approximately $85,000 to fund the new pavilion through direct donations, gifts of goods and services for construction, and a donor brick program. DNR director Cameron Clark and other members of Indiana State Parks staff will recognize the group at the ceremony.
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet August 12-15, 2019 at the Hyatt Centric New Orleans.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has increased patrols in strategic areas of the state to enhance manatee conservation and public safety.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Wednesday approved a rule to help protect Florida’s native songbirds from illegal capture.
Utah’s bears are out and active, and the number of bears reported getting into garbage and food this month has doubled from last July. If you are out camping or if you live in any canyons or foothills in Utah, you must “bear-proof” your food and garbage.
Event Calendar

Import/Export Conference

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Boone and Crockett Club's 30th Big Game Awards

Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium, Springfield, Missouri,

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